Oct 1, 2012 1:00am PDT
that were mentioned by our principals starting with the first row there. our principal at rosa parks, paul jacob son and you were recognized as a school closing the gap for english language learners. we know that the data has improved 19-point 2%. what is going on there? the principal in the description gave three categories. i focused. i fixed. i featured. they talked about structure and assessment. they made a conscious effort at reducing suspensions and having restorative practices and pay attention to english development as well and collaboration was an important part on reflecting how they're doing on assessments and bringing student work to those discussions so had quite a few elementary schools and some of the others here and you see quite a variety of strategies and new traditions, incorporated family math nights. you see home visits was incorporated by staff and maximizing the instructional time for students. there was a school wide focus on literacy time and math practices for example. we cataloged the same strategies for the principals of the secondary schools as well.
Oct 1, 2012 6:30am PDT
to santa rosa and other areas and will have a bad effect where they're located and i urge you to get rid of this job killing provision in the inclusionary housing and bring us up to ten units and above and work in san francisco and keep working franciscans in the city. thank you very much. >> shawn kingon, residential speakers association. many of the speakers spoke about moving up the blue collar economic ladder. this isn't about housing goals and policies. to ulc it's very simple. this is a social or a cultural issue. other professions, doctors, lawyers, statutories, techies, they can see the tangible proof. they can demonstrate that their industry is valued and rewarded in san francisco, but if you don't have a college degree, or if you're an immigrant, or english is not your native language why do you have to do to provide proof that you can too make tup the economic ladder? the testimony that we heard today, the sole fact in six years this policy has only yielded one bmr unit doesn't suggest that we are missing a step in the economic ladder. it tells us that we have a barrier.
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
is rosa, i'm hear on behalf of health access, california, advocating for affordable health care for all californians, we commend supervisor cohen and supervisor chu's efforts to develop an alternative compromise legislation that was signed last year, and the mayor, however the fact that employers could reclaim health care dollars after two years did not end the incentive in our opinion of course to continue to place unreasonable expectations on these accounts, it's also our opinion that the legislation last year that didn't go into effect would have effectively closed the loophole. the office of fair labor standards report demonstrates that a large number of employers continue to place significant restrictions on hra's such as restrictions for dependent coverage, dental and vision care, we believe employers will continue to place these and other prescribers unless -- restrictions unless there are other restrictions, it's not that these funds come from nowhere, these fund should be there for these workers when they need it as previously stated by the worker that was here today. we recog